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Sunday, February 10, 2019

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Mistress’ Brother Leaked Bezos Texts to Enquirer

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www.thedailybeast.com - The brother of Jeff Bezos’ mistress, Lauren Sanchez, supplied the couple’s racy texts to the National Enquirer, multiple sources inside AMI, the tabloid’s parent company, told The Daily Beast. Anothe…

New MIT video considers Tesla and the competitive self-driving landscape

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evannex.com - Autonomous driving technology promises to unleash sweeping changes on our society. However (perhaps fortunately), it’s likely to be some time before self-driving cars become frequent sights on the ro…

9 Things to See at embedded world 2019

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www.insight.tech - If you want to see the latest and greatest in IoT, embedded world is the place to be. Held in Nuremberg February 26-28, this huge exhibition packs in more amazing tech than you could ever see in just…

The fundamental problem with Silicon Valley’s favorite growth strategy

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qz.com - The pursuit of monopoly has led Silicon Valley astray. Look no further than the race between Lyft and Uber to dominate the online ride-hailing market. Both companies are gearing up for their IPOs in …

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followme4.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY The real reason America is scared of Huawei: internet-connected everything Shared by Futurist GlenHiemstra www.technologyreview.com - There was a time when the world’s two great superpower…

Users complain of account hacks, but OkCupid denies a data breach

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techcrunch.com - It’s bad enough that dating sites are a pit of exaggerations and inevitable disappointment, they’re also a hot target for hackers. Dating sites aren’t considered the goldmine of personal information …

Waymo CTO on the company’s past, present and what comes next

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techcrunch.com - A decade ago, about a dozen or so engineers gathered at Google’s main Mountain View campus on Charleston Road to work on Project Chauffeur, a secret endeavor housed under the tech giant’s moonshot fa…

AMD Radeon VII: A 7nm-long step in the right direction, but is that enough?

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arstechnica.com - The AMD Radeon VII, which shipped to members of the press with a stand of sorts. This is not the same as the retail box shipping out as of today. That's because it includes this stand (which has a fa…

Google Fiber’s biggest failure: ISP will turn service off in Louisville

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arstechnica.com - Google Fiber will turn off its network in Louisville, Kentucky and exit the city after a series of fiber installation failures left cables exposed in the roads. Google Fiber's customers in Louisville…

Ars Technica turns 20 years old, and we couldn’t have done it without the community

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arstechnica.com - If you've ever looked at the whois info for Ars Technica, you might already be in on a little secret: our birthday is December 29, 1998, making 2019 the site's official 20th anniversary year. For a s…

Scenes from America’s largest auto show

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arstechnica.com - From its start in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show has grown to become the largest auto show in North America. Held every February at the massive McCormick Place Convention Center, the Chicago Auto Show o…

A potted history of Japan’s car industry delights at the Petersen Museum

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arstechnica.com - This Datsun Model 16 Coupe is actually a pre-war Japanese car. Hand-painted Datsun logos adorn the Model 16's hubcaps. This oddity is the Fuji Cabin. It was powered buy a 5.5hp engine, and can seat t…

Nintendo: 3DS sales falling “faster than anticipated”

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arstechnica.com - But 2018 might be seen as the year the market finally started slipping away from the aging 3DS. Hardware sales for the 2018 calendar year were just 2.85 million, down over 57 percent from the year be…

39 of the best JavaScript libraries and frameworks to try in 2019

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getflywheel.com - Popular JavaScript libraries and frameworks are incredibly useful tools for any front-end web designer to be familiar with. They can add powerful functionality to your site or help you create current…

Now this Android spyware poses as a privacy tool to trick you into downloading | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - A powerful form of Android malware with spy capabilities has re-emerged with new tactics — this time masquerading as a popular online privacy application to trick users into downloading it. First unc…

8 Pieces of Modern Technology That Science Fiction Predicted…Or Invented

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electricliterature.com - I n 1945, pioneering science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke began circulating a manuscript called The Space Station: Its Radio Applications. This paper proposed that space stations could be used to …

Tamoanchan – In Search of the Lost Cradle of Mesoamerican Civilizations

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www.ancient-origins.net - The oldest Nahua legends speak of a mythical place called Tamoanchan, considered to be the cradle of all Mesoamerican civilizations and a sort of terrestrial paradise from which the ancestors of the …

Windows 95 reborn: Windows 10, Linux, Mac get major nostalgia upgrade | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - The Windows 95 app that first surfaced last year has been given a major upgrade by its maker, developer Felix Rieseberg. Version 1 hit GitHub in August 2018, offering fans of Microsoft's ancient OS a…

Should you be scared of your laptop’s webcam? | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - Last week, WSJ's Joanna Stern posted a piece in the Personal Tech column that pondered an interesting question related to the cameras that are now embedded into modern laptops – "How secure are these…

YouTube announces it will no longer recommend conspiracy videos

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www.nbcnews.com - Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. YouTube has announced that it will no longer recommend videos that "come close to" violatin…

HP EliteBook x360 1040 G5 First Impressions - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - HP’s business-focused EliteBook x360 line has always impressed. But this latest 14-inch wonder is already a personal favorite. And that’s saying something in this golden age of premium PCs. HP’s nami…

Google Maps Starts Testing AR-Powered Navigation - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Last year at Google I/O, Google previewed a new navigation system within Google Maps that uses AR to guide you to places. The company first talked about the new experience back in May 2018, and it’s …

Build a Brand. Or Die by Randy Gage

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www.randygage.com - This weekend I’ll be masterminding with my colleagues in the Million-Dollar Speaker Group. The message I want to share with them is that if they don’t build their brand, their businesses will die. An…

How to Choose the Best Blogging Platform in 2019 (Compared)

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www.wpbeginner.com - Are you looking to start your own blog, but can’t figure out how to choose the best blogging platform? It’s a tough choice since there are several different blogging platforms out there. How do you f…

7 Easy Ways To Optimize Your Instagram Account For Search Engines | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Popularizing your brand via Instagram is without a doubt the best of all social media platforms. Instagram users are more likely to interact with brands 10 times more than they would on other platfor…

Driving Me Mad - Five Of The Worst Bad Habits To Have Behind The Wheel | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Bad habits can creep in while you’re behind the wheel of your car, especially if you drive a lot, or have been driving for a long time. Many people can be guilty of giving in to distractions when dri…

What To Avoid When Installing Cabling Networks | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Slow data transmission, poor network performance, and frequent downtimes are not only an annoyance. For businesses, these outages mean losses. Gartner estimates that businesses lose an average of $5,…

What To Do After A Car Accident | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Being involved in a car accident is one of the most terrifying situations you can experience. That’s not to say this will ever happen to you, but car accidents happen all the time. Each time you get …

How A Cross-Channel Shopify CRM Gives A 360-Degree View Of The Customer Journey | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - It’s a dog eat dog e-commerce world, where survival of the fittest is the name of the game. Amazon, wisely, took the friendly approach of helping e-tailers succeed by allowing them to engage and sell…

Amazing Ways Digital Technology Is Making Life Easier | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Digital technology: not a foreign term. You interact with these technologies each passing day. This modern technology has a wide array of application in our daily lives, and there is no doubt that it…

Tesla releases new software update with blind spot warning and auto-folding mirrors

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electrek.co - Tesla is starting to release a new software update to add a few new features to its vehicles including blind spot warning and auto-folding mirrors. We haven’t seen many software updates from Tesla la…

Adobe Gets Sued Over Bug That Deleted US$250,000 Worth Of Freelancer’s Work - DesignTAXI.com

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designtaxi.com - Image via r.classen / Shutterstock.com Woe is any creative professional who accidentally removes important files from their computer. If you have been in this plight before, consider the even more tr…

Gerd Leonhard | Futurist | Author | Speaker » Is Facebook unethical by design? A great case study on digital ethics, power, responsibility and regulation (via Monday Note)

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www.futuristgerd.com - (This is a guest post by The Futures Agency curator Peter Van) In Facebook’s Provocations of the Week, Frederic Filloux is presenting a wide-ranging discussion on the business practices of the social…

Instantly Create Your Own Animated Content with this Beginner-Friendly Toolkit

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stacksocial.com - StackSocial, Inc. dba StackCommerce (hereinafter “we” “our” or “us”) is pleased to make StackSocial.com, Citizengoods.com, SkillWise.com, StackSkills.com, and Joyus.com (“Site(s)”) available to you. …

Mobile Devices Will Be Marketing The Future

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internetmarketinginfos.com - Mobile marketing has become a very popular form of advertising to a large audience. Read on for some tips on how to use mobile marketing to your business. The best place to begin is by creating a dat…

Getting Started With Email Marketing: Tips For Success

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marketingpromotion.biz - There are steps you can take to make sure you are handling your marketing via email and keep clients happy. Read this article to learn some strategies for marketing with email. This type of marketing…

Online Shopping: Make It All It Can Be

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popularchristmas.com - The percentage of online grows daily. You can find great deals if you know how to shop online.Keep reading to learn about the best tips for shopping benefits. Many stores offer valuable discounts for…

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